Cost of Living in Ad Dammam

Summary about cost of living in Ad Dammam, Saudi Arabia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.00 ﷼ 15.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 ﷼ 90.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.50 ﷼ 20.00-26.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 ﷼ 3.00-8.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 ﷼ 5.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 11.88 ﷼ 5.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.05 ﷼ 2.50-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 ﷼ 1.00-5.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.08 ﷼ 15.14-45.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.13 ﷼ 0.91-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.83 ﷼ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.76 ﷼ 4.80-9.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.34 ﷼ 8.16-27.22
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.29 ﷼ 4.54-19.05
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.31 ﷼ 11.34-21.77
Apples (1 lb) 2.89 ﷼ 1.36-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 2.37 ﷼ 1.81-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 2.55 ﷼ 1.81-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 ﷼ 0.91-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 ﷼ 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 ﷼ 0.91-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 5.62 ﷼ 3.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.69 ﷼ 1.00-4.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 ﷼ 3.00-25.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.67 ﷼ 5.00-9.09
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.29 ﷼ 4.00-8.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 28.00 ﷼ 25.00-35.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 ﷼ 0.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 ﷼ 0.00-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ﷼ 10.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 ﷼ 4.02-24.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 ﷼ 20.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.66 ﷼ 7.57-8.82
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 ﷼ 55,000.00-90,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 73,687.50 ﷼ 65,000.00-85,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 418.86 ﷼ 270.00-612.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.65 ﷼ 0.40-0.95
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 247.67 ﷼ 200.00-350.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 341.25 ﷼ 137.50-760.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.50 ﷼ 0.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 ﷼ 45.00-75.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,058.33 ﷼ 500.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,000.00 ﷼ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 135.71 ﷼ 50.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 175.00 ﷼ 65.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 346.88 ﷼ 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 268.75 ﷼ 150.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,462.50 ﷼ 1,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,214.29 ﷼ 800.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,571.43 ﷼ 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,892.86 ﷼ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 429.67 ﷼ 325.16-743.22
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 363.09 ﷼ 227.61-510.96
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,571.43 ﷼
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 2.40-5.00

Prices in Ad Dammam

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Last update: May 2022
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2 Comments so far
kavya on Sep 25, 2019:
Hello...i got an offer in Dammam of 4000 SAR with free Accomodation & Transportation however i am married and even my wife will stay with me...can we survive with that salary uin Dammam
Sachin on Jul 24, 2018:
Hello..I got an offer gor Dammam of 4200 SAR with free Accomodation & Transportation @ food also..then how many i save SAR , with my extra Hobbies ??